неуклюжий; неловкий; неудобный; затруднительный; трудный; труднопреодолимый; пиковый; угловатый; мешковатый;
- Robert Bosch faced an awkward dilemma when designing this cordless version of the palm sander.
- It frees him from the awkward contortions of hand and wrist that make violin lessons and practice all too necessary.
- As we have seen, there are distinct limitations on what can be achieved by way of conditions on a planning permission; this can often be as awkward for the developer as it is for the planning authority.
- If you've ever pushed a bicycle with a flat tyre you'll know what a slow and awkward job it is.
- Men can practise putting them on and feeling comfortable with them on their own so that they feel less awkward with someone else.
- The learned gloss, "Superfetation of is deliberately awkward.
- This is not a good idea as it puts the candidate in the awkward position of not knowing how to address you .
- And would the propensity for breaking at awkward moments of nylon clamps, gear wheels in printers, etc be avoided if the properties of Nylon 6 vis--vis 66 (not to speak of the more recent nylons now available) were better appreciated?
- The canvas bag she was carrying was awkward too and banged against her legs, threatening to trip her up.
- Even if you're awkward and want a Japanese aristocrat with no left ear, then you cannot beat the Celestial store at the Vatican.
- Robyn pondered this awkward point.
- If someone persists in being awkward, then as leader you can choose to continue the discussion with them elsewhere and move on to another questioner.
- The-troops also slept in the lavatories - a very awkward situation, this, as sometimes, if there was an air-raid, the train crawled and the journey could take as long as sixteen hours.